CyberStore Documentation
Distributors Maintenance
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The "Distributor Maintenance" grid allows you to add and maintain Distributors and the information about them.

You can access the grid in the Console menu by going to Distributors > Distributor Maintenance

 

When the application has loaded, the "Distributor Maintenance" grid appears on the screen. This gives you access to all Distributors in CyberStore.

 

 

 

Maintaining Distributor Data

When you click Edit or Add, the Distributor Maintenance pop-up appears. This pop-up contains the following tabs:

General Description Address Accounts Categories

Use these tabs to maintain the key elements of a Distributor. Any changes modify how the Distributor is displayed on the website.

The General Tab

Use the the General tab to maintain general Distributor information and to configure options.


 

 

The General tab contains the following elements:

General Information
Distributor ID An ID that is automatically generated when a new Distributor is saved. It is read-only and cannot be edited once created.
Name The Name of the Distributor. This is usually the name of an entity rather than a person.
Customer Number A value that links a Customer to the Distributor. It is already loaded into CyberStore.
Email The email address of the Distributor that is published in search result details.
Phone The telephone number of the Distributor that is published in search result details.
Fax The fax number of the Distributor that is published in search result details.
Home Page The web address of the Distributor that is published in search result details.
Static Buy Now Link Any valid web address that directs a visitor to the Distributor's online store (if any).

 

Distributor Options
Preferred Distributor Appears at the top of the Distributor search results. It is highlighted with a Preferred Dealer icon.
Always Show Always includes the Distributor in the search results.
Supplier/Manufacturer Manufacturer Indicates that this entity is your company. You can have your own company appear in the search results, if desired.
Use Supplier/Manufacturer On Hand Quantity Publishes the On Hand quantity for Items in the search results based on inventory information in SYSPRO.
Show All Category Qualifies this Distributor as a valid display option in the search results for any Item (i.e., they are a full line Distributor).

Note:

Be sure to click the button when you are finished making any edits.
 

The Description Tab

Use the Description tab to provide information for a long description. It can contain a virtually unlimited amount of text and HTML code.  

 

 

Click the Edit Long Description button to load the "HTML Editor" pop-up. Here, you can edit and format your long description.


 


Note:

Be sure to click the button when you are finished making any edits.
 

The Address Tab

Use the Address tab to maintain the geographical location information about a Distributor. 

 

 

The Address tab contains the following elements:
   
Distributor Address
Address The street where the Distributor is located. This section is displayed on the Distributor detail pop-up.
City The city where the Distributor is located. It is displayed on the Distributor detail pop-up.
State The state where the Distributor is located. It is displayed on the Distributor detail pop-up.
Zip Code The zip code where the Distributor is located. It is displayed on the Distributor detail pop-up.
Note:
The zip code entered here is used when determining distance from the zip code searched by a user.
Country The Country where the Distributor is located. It is displayed on the Distributor detail pop-up.

Note:

Be sure to click the button when you are finished making any edits.
 

The Accounts Tab

Use the Accounts tab to maintain lists of all CyberStore Accounts for the Customer linked to the Distributor on the General tab.


 

 


Note:

Be sure to click the button when you are finished making any edits.
 

The Categories Tab

Use the Categories tab to set specific Categories that Items must belong to in order for that Distributor to appear in the search results.


 

 

Note:

If you have selected the "Show All Category" option in the General tab, your preferences indicated in the Categories tab are discounted for that Distributor.


Note:

Be sure to click the button when you are finished making any edits.